Daily Archives: 16, April 2024

Rise of Automated Threats: Imperva Report Reveals Alarming Trends in Bot Traffic

(IN BRIEF) Thales, through its cybersecurity division Imperva, released the 2024 Imperva Bad Bot Report, highlighting a concerning trend of escalating automated bot traffic on the internet. The report reveals that bad bots, accounting for 32% of all internet traffic, … Read the full press release

EIB and Seine-Maritime Department Invest €150 Million in School Modernization

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a €150 million, 25-year finance contract with the French department of Seine-Maritime, aiming to modernize the learning environments of 13,000 pupils across the region. This initiative, part of the department’s Plan … Read the full press release

EIB Grants €400 Million Loan for Green Energy Grid Expansion in Thuringia

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing a €400 million loan to Thüringer Energie AG (TEAG), a municipal energy supplier in Thuringia, Germany, to upgrade and digitize the electricity grid. This investment, totaling around €600 million, aims to … Read the full press release

Telefónica 100 Live: Celebrating a Century with Music and Charity

(IN BRIEF) Telefónica announces “Telefónica 100 Live”, a concert to celebrate its 100th anniversary, set to take place at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium on Saturday, May 18. The event will feature performances by renowned artists such as Alejandro Sanz, Hombres … Read the full press release

Vodafone Appoints Marika Auramo as CEO of Vodafone Business

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone announced the appointment of Marika Auramo as the new CEO of Vodafone Business, effective from July 1, 2024. Marika brings over 25 years of experience in the global IT industry, having served in various leadership positions at … Read the full press release

Nagarro Reports 6.5% Revenue Growth in 2023: Annual Financial Results Unveiled

(IN BRIEF) Nagarro, a global digital engineering leader, disclosed its audited financial figures for 2023, showcasing consistent performance with a 6.5% revenue increase year-over-year (YoY). Despite facing excess capacity due to growth moderation, the company saw revenue climb to €912.1 … Read the full press release

PUMA x Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team: Unveiling the Crews Go Summer Collection

(IN BRIEF) PUMA collaborates with the Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team to introduce the Crews Go Summer Collection, seamlessly blending the team’s iconic identity with casual streetwear silhouettes. Each piece in the collection, from hoodies to shorts and shirts, exudes track … Read the full press release

Paris 2024 Torch Relay: Countdown to Spectacular Celebration Begins

(IN BRIEF) With only 100 days until the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, anticipation builds as the Olympic Flame prepares to be ignited in Olympia, Greece. The Flame’s journey to France will commence with a historic ceremony featuring the participation of … Read the full press release

A Hub of Creative Collaboration Redefining Luxury

(IN BRIEF) Bulgari unveils Bulgari Studio, a groundbreaking platform fostering co-creation and innovation, particularly focusing on reimagining iconic pieces like the B.zero1 ring and introducing new creations like the Bulgari Roma bag and Bulgari Bulgari watches. This initiative marks a … Read the full press release

Ahold Delhaize Repurchased 900,000 Shares as Part of €1 Billion Buyback Program

(IN BRIEF) Ahold Delhaize announces the repurchase of 900,000 common shares between April 8 and April 12, 2024, as part of its €1 billion share buyback program initiated in November 2023. With shares bought at an average price of €26.94 … Read the full press release

MAHLE’s Remarkable Rebound: Record Sales and Strategic Success in 2023

(IN BRIEF) MAHLE, a leading automotive supplier, marks a significant turnaround in its business trajectory with record sales of €12.8 billion in 2023, despite global challenges and rising costs. The company reports a positive group result and a notable increase … Read the full press release

Covestro Unveils Innovative Textile Solutions at Techtextil 2024

(IN BRIEF) Covestro, a leading polymer manufacturer, showcases its latest innovations at Techtextil 2024 in Frankfurt. With a focus on sustainability and productivity, Covestro presents four teams highlighting its diverse portfolio, including waterborne INSQIN® products for sustainable textile coatings, Desmomelt® … Read the full press release

DNV Unveils Billion-Dollar Opportunity: Collaborative Decarbonization in ASEAN

(IN BRIEF) A new study by DNV reveals that collaborative efforts towards decarbonizing the energy supply in ASEAN member states could lead to a staggering reduction of USD 800 billion in costs by 2050. The study contrasts three scenarios: individual … Read the full press release

Evonik Showcases Sustainable Solutions at China Feed Industry Expo 2024

(IN BRIEF) Evonik is set to underscore the importance of supply security and sustainability in its amino acids portfolio at the China Feed Industry Expo 2024. With a focus on animal nutrition, the company will introduce its latest products and … Read the full press release

Amazonia Connect Initiative Promotes Sustainable Livestock Farming in Brazil

(IN BRIEF) Partners, producers, and stakeholders convened in Pará, Brazil, for a gathering centered around sustainable livestock farming, organized as part of the Amazonia Connect program. Hosted by consortium partners including USAID, Solidaridad, Earth Innovation Institute, National Wildlife Federation, and … Read the full press release

Multilateral Development Banks Unveil Global Vision for Circular Finance at WCEF 2024

(IN BRIEF) During the World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF) 2024 in Brussels, leading multilateral development banks (MDBs) presented their Circular Economy Working Group’s shared vision on the role of MDBs in supporting the circular economy. The session, titled “Shaping a … Read the full press release

EIB Board Greenlights €4.3 Billion Investment Across Europe for Sustainable Development

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) Board of Directors approved €4.3 billion in financing for projects spanning Austria, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, and Slovakia. The funding will support sustainable transport, renewable energy, water and waste treatment, … Read the full press release

Multilateral Development Banks Unveil Shared Vision for Circular Economy at WCEF 2024

(IN BRIEF) During the World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF) 2024, Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) revealed their collaborative vision on the role of MDBs in advancing the circular economy. Emphasizing the significance of circularity in achieving sustainable and equitable development, MDB … Read the full press release

EIB President Leads Delegation to Washington DC for Multilateral Development Meetings

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) Group, led by President Nadia Calviño, is set to participate in the 2024 Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group in Washington DC. The delegation, including Vice-Presidents Ambroise … Read the full press release

Lviv Completes Urban Mobility Upgrade with New Tram Fleet Amid War, Thanks to EIB Loan

(IN BRIEF) Lviv, a city in western Ukraine, celebrates the successful implementation of a project aimed at enhancing urban mobility, marked by the acquisition of ten low-floor trams. Financed by a €17.4 million loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB), … Read the full press release